Extended Day Programs

Our school age programs create communities for children and their families that are enriching, nurturing and fun. As active learners, children will grow in self-guided and structured play to learn environments. Play fosters imagination and challenges children to expand social, emotional and intellectual capabilities


Before-School Extended Day Program

The before-school program is designed as a gentle transition time from home to school. Children have the opportunity to read, finish homework, play board games or create artwork. Outside time and active games are also offered.

After-School Extended Day Program

The after-school program curriculum is built around themes that are of interest to the children. Within each theme, there are opportunities for all children to explore and experience activities that are meaningful to them. Our theme-based curriculum incorporates seven learning areas: language and literacy, mathematical thinking, scientific thinking, social studies, personal and social development, physical development and the arts. The afternoon is a blend of child initiated and teacher initiated activities including outdoor play, afternoon snack, group time, choice times, homework and reading time.

On days when schools have scheduled early dismissal or are closed, we provide a half or full day program. These longer days give us the opportunity to enhance our programming by planning special events, inviting specialists in to share their expertise or exploring the larger community on field trips.

Wonders before + after school programs:

Wonders at Bethesda Extended Day  GO>
7600 Arlington Road, Bethesda, Maryland 20814

Wonders at Chevy Chase Elementary School Extended Day  GO>
4015 Rosemary Street, Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815

Wonders at Edgemoor Children’s Center  GO>
4805 Edgemoor Lane, Bethesda, MD 20814

Wonders at Horace Mann Extended Day  GO>
4430 Newark Street NW, Washington, DC 20016

Wonders at JAS/Jewish Primary Day School  GO>
6045 16th Street NW, Washington, DC 20011

Wonders at Little Falls Extended Day  GO>
5450 Massachusetts Ave, Bethesda, MD 20816

Wonders at Leland Children’s Center  GO>
4301 Willow Lane, Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Wonders at Somerset Extended Day  GO>
5811 Warwick Place, Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815